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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brant  \Brant\  (br[a^]nt),  n.  [Cf.{Brand  goose},  {Brent}, 
  {Brenicle}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  species  of  wild  goose  ({Branta  bernicla})  --  called  also 
  {brent}  and  {brand  goose}.  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other 
  related  species. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brent  \Brent\,  Brant  \Brant\,  a.  [AS.  brant;  akin  to  Dan.  brat, 
  Icel.  brattr,  steep.] 
  1.  Steep;  high.  [Obs.] 
 
  Grapes  grow  on  the  brant  rocks  so  wonderfully  that 
  ye  will  marvel  how  any  man  dare  climb  up  to  them 
  --Ascham. 
 
  2.  Smooth;  unwrinkled.  [Scot.] 
 
  Your  bonnie  brow  was  brent.  --Burns. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bren  \Bren\,  Brenne  \Bren"ne\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brent} 
  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Brenning}.]  [See  {Burn}.] 
  To  burn.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Consuming  fire  brent  his  shearing  house  or  stall.  --W. 
  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brent  \Brent\,  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Bren}. 
  Burnt.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brent  \Brent\,  n.  [Cf.  {Brant}.] 
  A  brant.  See  {Brant}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brent 
  n  :  small  dark  geese  that  breed  in  the  north  and  migrate 
  southward  [syn:  {brant},  {brant  goose},  {brent  goose}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Brent,  AL  (city,  FIPS  9136) 
  Location:  32.94227  N,  87.17622  W 
  Population  (1990):  2776  (1103  housing  units) 
  Area:  21.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  35034 
  Brent,  FL  (CDP,  FIPS  8300) 
  Location:  30.47377  N,  87.25174  W 
  Population  (1990):  21624  (7838  housing  units) 
  Area:  27.2  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 




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